Obesity in America is Still Rising. Here’s How To Beat the Odds

Obesity in America is Still Rising. Here’s How To Beat the Odds

Obesity in America is still rising. In 2003, 32 percent of Americans were obese. By 2011, the figure was 35 percent. The most current data, for 2014, shows points to 38 percent of the population as obese. The data was … Continue reading

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If Junk Food Doesn’t Contribute to Obesity, What Does?

If Junk Food Doesn’t Contribute to Obesity, What Does?

A new study by well-respected scientists David Just and Brian Wansink from Cornell University poised to shatter a long held conviction: It’s common knowledge that the obesity epidemic in America is the result of excessive intake of junk food, candy, … Continue reading

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Great News: Coke Drops Sponsorship of Dietitian Organization

Great News: Coke Drops Sponsorship of Dietitian Organization

This weekend, Nashville, Tennessee hosted 10,000 dietitians for the annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo (FNCE). This is the largest gathering of dietitians from the US and around the world. It is produced by the Academy of Nutrition and … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

10 Tips for Saving Money When On a Diet

Losing weight means switching to a lifestyle of healthy eating. We’ve heard complaints from many dieters that the healthy options in the supermarket are always more expensive. This is actually false. The truth is that in order to eat healthfully … Continue reading

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If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

If Junk Food Was More Expensive, Would You Lose More Weight?

One of the reasons America has become an obese nation is an extremely efficient food industry. Never in the history of mankind has food been so cheap. On average, that is. You see, unhealthy food is extremely cheap, whereas healthier … Continue reading

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How to Get Junk Foods Out of Your Child’s Classroom

How to Get Junk Foods Out of Your Child’s Classroom

There is a dirty war going on behind the scenes of America’s school lunches. The School Nutrition Association, an organization that represents the “lunch ladies” and school nutrition directors has been overrun by corporate interests. It is now actually fighting … Continue reading

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Four Scary Diabetes Stats. And It’s Getting Worse

Four Scary Diabetes Stats. And It’s Getting Worse

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), diabetes is on the rise in America. Key findings from a recently published report: 29 million people in the United States have diabetes. That almost one out of ten Americans! … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Guess Where in America the First Junk Food Tax Has Been Legislated

You’ll Never Guess Where in America the First Junk Food Tax Has Been Legislated

Though many had expected New York City to be the first to pass a soda / junk food tax, Michael Bloomberg was unsuccessful in passing such legislation during his tenure as mayor. Fierce opposition from junk food and beverage companies, … Continue reading

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The Real Winner of the Super Bowl is…

The Real Winner of the Super Bowl is…

Let’s not kid ourselves, the real winner of the Super Bowl is diabetes. There are too many junk food ads. Do you agree? FREE: Lose weight with Fooducate Download on the App Store Get it on Google Play

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